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Difficult loves

Author: Italo Calvino
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, [1984]
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In a collection of stories written during the 1940s and 1950s, the author captures moments of revelation in the lives of ordinary people, instants blending recognition and alarm as deceptions and illusions are laid bare.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Love stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Calvino, Italo.
Difficult loves.
San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, [1984]
(OCoLC)647052451
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Italo Calvino
ISBN: 0151256101 9780151256105 0156260557 9780156260558
OCLC Number: 10429703
Language Note: Translation of : Gli amori difficili.
Notes: Translation of: Gli amori difficili.
"A Helen and Kurt Wolff book."
Description: viii, 290 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Adam, one afternoon --
The enchanted garden --
A goatherd at luncheon --
The house of the beehives --
Big fish, little fish --
A ship loaded with crabs --
Man in the wasteland --
Lazy sons --
Fear on the footpath --
Hunger at Bevera --
Going to headquarters --
The crow comes last --
One of the three is still alive --
Animal woods --
Mine field --
Theft in a pastry shop --
Dollars and the demimondaine --
Sleeping like dogs --
Desire in November --
Transit bed --
The adventure of a soldier --
The adventure of a bather --
The adventure of a clerk --
The adventure of a photographer --
The adventure of a traveler --
The adventure of a reader --
The adventure of a nearsighted man --
The adventure of a pet.
Other Titles: Amori difficili.
Responsibility: Italo Calvino ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver and Archibald Colquhoun and Peggy Wright.

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In a collection of stories written during the 1940s and 1950s, the author captures moments of revelation in the lives of ordinary people, instants blending recognition and alarm as deceptions and illusions are laid bare.

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